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Resignation under fire: Pelican Rapids coach accused of sexual misconduct quits district job after school reopens investigation
Five charged in DL parking lot assault
Minnesota man faces 11th charge of driving while intoxicated
Happenings in the lakes area
Red Wing duo goes low; Lakers fourth at Alex Invite
Justesen leads Laker boys at Ridges
Lions name Twigg as next head football coach
Sundown bowling league celebrates season
Laker softball remains unbeaten in road sweep
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Eagles give $300 to Food Pantry
Area students are excelling academically at colleges across MN, N.D.
Area students earn academic honors
friends & neighbors
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Detroit Lakes hotel named best of AmericInn
HOMe offers to help homebuyers
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
Country superstar Chris Janson coming to Shooting Star Friday
Sneaky cents: Parents say finances can be impacted by children's 'Fortnite' spending and threats from hackers
Police chief orders ‘Pokemon’ to go as players create hazards at Minn. fairgrounds
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Gerald D. Galbrecht
Margaret J. Bellefeuille
Coleman A. Nordhausen
Letter: We need more plug-ins for electric cars in Detroit Lakes
Letter: USMCA provides the lift that Minnesota soybean farmers need
Sen. Utke explains why he skipped DL forum
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
Guest Editorial: End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study
DNR seeks input about deer seasons, changes for youth deer, wild turkey and trapping seasons
Laabs column: Even hardcore ice angers are now done for the season
It gets interesting when squirrels try to beat 'squirrel-proof' feeders
Ravens are among the smartest of birds
Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
Polar Fest 2019
Breaking boards and swinging swords: Martial arts Break-A-Thon raises $2,200
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
Cold molds: Snow sculptures a sight to see at City Park
Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner
Deuces Wild returns to Holmes Theatre stage Saturday
April 21, 2019
Two hurt in crash near Lake Park Saturday night
Two people were injured when their car rolled on Highway 10 in Lake Park Township Saturday night. The passenger, Shawn Michael Hastings, 34, of Detroit Lakes, and the driver, Brittney Manchile French, 20, of Walcott, N.D., were both transported to Essentia St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit...
April 21, 2019 - 5:03pm
April 12, 2019
Lake Park man sentenced for selling 23 grams meth
Jess Riley Johnson, 35, of rural Lake Park has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of first-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Sept. 25, he and two women were involved in the sale of nearly 23 grams of meth for $2,000 to...
April 12, 2019 - 12:00am
April 9, 2019
Lake Park woman sentenced for selling meth
Kayla Sue Connell, 28, of rural Lake Park has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony first-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Sept. 25, 2018, she was one of three people involved in the sale of nearly 23 grams of meth for $2,000 to...
April 9, 2019 - 7:59pm
March 31, 2019
One of the boys: Boy Scouts of America goes co-ed; new troops slowly getting established in Becker County
The Boy Scouts of America went co-ed last year, a decision that caused contention for some and excitement for others across the states.
March 31, 2019 - 5:03pm
March 18, 2019
LP-A School Board selects new district superintendent
LAKE PARK —The Lake Park-Audubon School District will soon have a new superintendent. After a search that included interviews with five area...
March 18, 2019 - 10:05am
March 10, 2019
On the market for solutions: Lakes Country Association of Realtors bands together to fight for affordable housing
Local realtors are stepping up and doing their part to ease the area's housing crisis and make the lakes area a more enticing, enjoyable place...
March 10, 2019 - 8:00am
March 4, 2019
Fire destroys Baer Trucking facility west of Audubon
A middle of the night fire broke out at the Baer Trucking building, located between Audubon and Lake Park, with firefighters getting the call...
March 4, 2019 - 8:50am
February 21, 2019
Detroit Lakes teens okay following crash on Highway 10
Several Detroit Lakes teens are all reportedly doing fine after a two-car collision on Highway 10 in Lake Park Sunday evening. According to the state patrol, a 17-year-old Detroit Lakes boy whose name was not released, was taken to Essentia St. Mary's Hospital.
February 21, 2019 - 6:14pm
Detroit Lakes woman injured in Lake Park crash
A Detroit Lakes woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash today (Thursday) on Highway 10 in Lake Park. Nicole Lynn Steinmetz, 43, of Detroit Lakes suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Essentia St. Mary's Hospital, according to the State Patrol. The driver of the...
February 21, 2019 - 5:19pm
February 12, 2019
Jay Nelson Lake: North Dakota lake named in honor of former Lake Park police chief
A lake in North Dakota has been named in honor of Jay Nelson, the well-regarded former Lake Park Police Chief who was killed last fall in a hunting-related...
February 12, 2019 - 4:26pm
February 2, 2019
Sabin woman injured in rollover near Lake Park
A Sabin woman was injured Friday evening in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 10 near Lake Park. Stacey Catherine Tronson, 50, of Sabin was taken to Essentia St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes with non life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. She was driving a 2006...
February 2, 2019 - 11:56am
January 26, 2019
They may be old, but they're ready to run: Vintage sleds are the focus at Feb. 2 snowmobile ride, show
Every year, vintage snowmobile enthusiasts congregate in Lake Park on the first Saturday in February for the Midnite Riders Classic Old Timers...
January 26, 2019 - 1:55pm
January 9, 2019
Exploring that 'wonderland of snow'... snowmobilers have variety of events planned for January and February
While some area residents might have been bemoaning the piles of snow that were dumped on the region over the course of this past week —...
January 9, 2019 - 1:24pm
December 18, 2018
Under one roof: Accessories Unlimited constructing new shop in Detroit Lakes industrial park
Accessories Unlimited, a company that manufactures attachments for skid steers and tractors, is consolidating their various shops in the area...
December 18, 2018 - 5:30pm
December 5, 2018
Livin’ the dream: Guys from Cormorant create popular YouTube channel just being themselves
From drag racing to snowmobiling in the summer to just hanging out in their shop cracking jokes and playing pranks, a group of guys from the Cormorant area have built up quite a following on YouTube, showing how they have fun. “A lot of what we do is recreational, outdoorsy-type...
December 5, 2018 - 12:08pm